Helping English Learners to Write

Helping English Learners to Write

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Using a rich array of research-based practices, this book will help teachers improve the academic writing of English learners. It provides specific teaching strategies, activities, and extended lessons to develop E Learner students' narrative, informational, and argumentative writing, emphasized in the Common Core State Standards. It also explores the challenges each of these genres pose for English Learners and suggests ways to scaffold instruction to help students become confident and competent academic writers. Showcasing the work of exemplary school teachers who have devoted time and expertise to creating rich learning environments for the secondary classroom Helping English Learners Write includes artifacts and written work produced by students with varying levels of language proficiency as models of what students can accomplish. Each chapter begins with a brief overview and ends with a short summary of the key points.Leta#39;s look at some activities to help ELs write text-based analytical essays. using the hoT S-C Team Activity to Write an Introduction One constraint ... For example, here are some hooks written as a model by the teacher for an interpretive essay that a group of middle school ELs were asked to write about why the children treated Margot so cruelly in Ray Bradburya#39;s a€œAll Summer in a Daya€ (1998). ... The next step in writing the introduction is to identify Argumentative Writing and CCSS 125.

Title:Helping English Learners to Write
Author:Carol Booth Olson, Robin C. Scarcella, Tina Matuchniak
Publisher:Teachers College Press - 2015-03-27


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